Muriel Grossmann - saxophone, composer (AUSTRIA) - "Muriel composes music with the intention to uplift the listeners. Timelessly beautiful music, a listening experience akin to transcendence."
Austrian composer and saxophonist, born in Paris, Muriel Grossmann, who has been resident on Ibiza since 2004, is leader of the acclaimed Muriel Grossmann Quartet featuring Radomir Milojkovic (SPAIN) on guitar, Abel Boquera (SPAIN) on organ and Uros Stamenkovic (CANADA) on drums.
Muriel has a long and successful trajectory, releasing albums with her own compositions yearly for 15 years. Her music has fueled international interest and has been described as ‘timeless beautiful”, “innovative akin to transcendence” and “incredibly powerful” … The Muriel Grossmann Quartet has been acclaimed by important Jazz Writers and Media, like UK Vibe, All About Jazz, Thom Jurek - AllMusic Guide, Denise Sullivan - DownBeat, NYC Jazz Record, Dusty Groove, Gilles Peterson – BBC, and many more.
Her album “Golden Rule” deeply rooted in Spiritual Jazz was voted BEST ALBUM OF THE YEAR 2018 in UK Vibe, and chosen for Gilles Peterson's Worldwide Awards (Best Jazz Albums). After that Muriel and her group recorded the albums “Reverence”, “Quiet Earth” and “Union”, which have been very well received by fans and critics. Muriel and her band have been invited to Duc des Lombards, Paris Jazz Festival (Paris, France), We Jazz Festival (Helsinki, Finland /Tallinn, Estonia) We Out Here Festival (London, England), Porgy & Bess (Vienna, Austria) and many more, widening her impact in the world of Jazz.
For this years Jazz Point Ibiza concert Muriel Grossmann invited the renowned harp player Alina Bzhezhinska (POLAND) to join her in a musical experience akin to transcendence.
Alina Bzhezhinska (POLAND) - harp, composer. "Bzhezhinska is a modern-day supremo on a mission to bring the harp to the fore of contemporary sonics. One of the most innovative international harpists."
Internationally renowned Alina Bzhezhinska, one of the leading harpists in the world today, has built a strong reputation for innovation. Drawing from a variety of influences including Dorothy Ashby’s ‘Afro-Harping’, Alice Coltrane’s spiritual music, Joe Henderson’s free form jazz experimentation and 90s Acid Jazz and Trip Hop.
SUNDAY 16 OCTOBER 12:00H / DONATION CONCERT AT CONSERVATORI CATALINA BUFÍ (EIVISSA)
DR. DAVID SCHROEDER (USA) / ANTONIO FIGURA (ITALY)
DR. DAVID SCHROEDER MULTIPLE WOODWINDS ANTONIO FIGURA PIANO
MURIEL GROSSMANN QUARTET (AUSTRIA) WITH SPECIAL GUEST ALINA BZHEZHINSKA ON HARP (POLAND)
MURIEL GROSSMANN SAXOPHONES RADOMIR MILOJKOVIC GUITAR ABEL BOQUERA HAMMOND KEYBOARD UROS STAMENKOVIC DRUMS
Watch promotional video Muriel Grossmann